noun Western U.S.
a horse or pony used in herding cattle.
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Origin of stock horse
First recorded in 1860–65
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Example sentences from the Web for stockhorse
We took the bits out of their mouths, and let them pick feed round about, with the bridle under their feet, stockhorse fashion.Robbery Under Arms|Thomas Alexander Browne, AKA Rolf Boldrewood
British Dictionary definitions for stockhorse
/ (ˈstɒkˌhɔːs) /
Australian a horse trained in the handling of stock
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